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Andy Farrell is set to take over from Joe Schmidt following the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

When Joe Schmidt steps down as Ireland coach after the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year, Andy Farrell will take over. But to Farrell it’s a d(...)

Jonathan Sexton talks to forwards coach Simon Easterby during Friday’s training session at the Aviva. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Johnny Sexton took a full part in the opening training session at the Aviva stadium against the Ireland Under-20s, showing no ill effects after failin(...)

Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale breaks away for a try as Johnny Sexton gets tackled by Allan Dell of Scotland in their   Six Nations round 2 match at   Murrayfield. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland’s hold on the Guinness Six Nations title slipped a little further on Sunday following England’s thumping bonus-point 44-8 win over France at T(...)

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill has overseen a revival at the club, leading them into the Champions Cup quarter-finals. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

It says here that the Vostok Research Station in Antarctica is one of the coldest spots in the world, followed by Eismitte in Greenland, Mount McKinle(...)

England’s Jonny May competes for the ball with Ireland’s Robbie Henshaw and Conor Murray  during the Guinness Six Nations match at Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Stick or twist? Stick, for sure. An Irish team that had won 18 of its previous 19 matches – something which was beyond the realms of possibility for a(...)

Ireland’s Johnthan Sexton during the defeat to England at the Aviva. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Slow to change Quite rightly, Joe Schmidt retained faith in the Ireland side which beat the All Blacks for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Engl(...)

England’s Elliot Daly scores a try after a mistake by Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale during the Six Nations clash at the Aviva Stadium.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/PA

The words pierced through Irish hearts. The song that carries England wherever they roam, booming down from the Aviva’s upper tier, into a happy and g(...)

Manu Tuilagi celebrates Henry Slade’s first try against Ireland. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

Well, that didn’t go to plan. Joe Schmidt’s Ireland were brought back down to earth with a bump on Saturday, as they fell to a comprehensive 32-20 de(...)

Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell dictates defensive outcomes that evolve long before the final tackle. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Forget the Eddie Jones one-liner but do focus on his bottom line. He has coached England 35 times and has a Grand Slam and win percentage of 80 per ce(...)

Robbie Henshaw starts at fullback for Ireland in their Six Nations opener. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

On top of the surprise selection of Robbie Henshaw at fullback instead of Rob Kearney and Josh van der Flier at openside ahead of Seán O’Brien the Ire(...)

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